Taxation (New Orleans)

It takes a millage: New Orleans voters will decide on a redistribution of parks and rec funds

By Clancy DuBos

Source: Gambit

April 16, 2019

The sole item on the May 4 ballot in New Orleans is a citywide referendum often referred to as...

BGR Report Recommends “YES” Vote on Park Millage

By Jenn Bentley

Source: Big Easy Magazine

April 10, 2019

On April 9, 2019, the independent Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) released a report on the May 4 tax...

Bureau of Governmental Research endorses May 4 tax proposals in Orleans, Jefferson parishes

By Faimon A. Roberts III and Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2019

A nonpartisan research group is urging New Orleans and Jefferson Parish voters to support two tax measures that will...

Independent study supports redistribution of citywide parks and recreation taxes

By Claire Byun

Source: Uptown Messenger

April 9, 2019

An independent New Orleans research group is backing the proposal to replace three existing property taxes into one millage...

Tax for New Orleans parks and rec backed by watchdog group

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 9, 2019

The Bureau of Governmental Research gave its blessing Tuesday (April 9) for a ballot proposal in New Orleans aimed...

BGR Issues Report on New Orleans Parks and Recreation Tax Proposal

April 9, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: New Orleans Parks and Recreation Tax Proposal, May 4, 2019. The report analyzes a...

Is New Orleans getting its “fair share” of revenue from the tourism industry?

By Tommy Tucker

Source: WWL Radio

April 8, 2019

Hear WWL Radio’s Tommy Tucker talk with Amy Glovinsky, President/CEO BGR (Bureau of Governmental Research), about the City’s efforts...

New Orleans Council on Aging hopeful despite vote failure

By Amanda Roberts

Source: Fox 8

April 1, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – A last-ditch effort at the polls for a property tax to benefit elderly services fell...

New Orleans voters overwhelmingly reject new tax for Council on Aging’s senior services

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

March 30, 2019

New Orleans voters overwhelmingly rejected a new tax to pay for services for senior citizens Saturday in an election...

Elderly services tax fails in New Orleans, with Mayor Cantrell leading opposition

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 30, 2019

New Orleans voters rejected a new property tax Saturday (March 30) to support elderly services, money the Council on...